Day: February 17, 2012

Politics is not entertainment

A Box of Soap By DON VOWELL Did you see the Super Bowl half-time show?  Never was so much production wasted on so little content.  It was much like the Republican primary race.  (It is not likely that a Democratic primary race...

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Annexation is a big gamble

By DEBRA WELTER The upcoming special election will give the residents of Keizer the chance to gamble for the services provided to them by the choice they make at the ballot box.  The possible payoff for the residents of Clear...

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Clear Lake would suffer without MCFD

To the Editor: I’ve been around long enough to remember why Keizer wanted Marion County Fire District #1 (MCFD#1) to build a station at Clear Lake. The next closest station is Brooks and there’s a train track between that...

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Don’t fix what is not broken

To the Editor: It seems that almost every week we hear the pros and cons of Keizer Fire District taking over what Marion County Fire District does in the Clear Lake area. The answer is simple “If it ain’t  broke don’t fix it.”...

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Larger tax base for Keizer

To the Editor: Neither Keizer Fire District (KFD) nor Marion County Fire District No. 1 (MCFD) are part of the city of Keizer.  Both are entities separate from the city.  Therefore, it would make more sense that MCFD has the...

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